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Smart Futures

Smart Futures, the Government-Industry programme promoting science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) careers to secondary school students in Ireland has redeveloped its website and launched a brand new online booking system for secondary schools to requests free career talks.

EU Code Week 2015

IBM are hosting a TeacherDojo in Dublin on Saturday 10th October 3-5pm. This is part of the Europe Code Week celebrations. It's FREE but advance booking essential.

PDST Autumn Workshops

Registration for the PDST Autumn workshops is now open.
1. Biology - Using games and models to teach Biology
2. Chemistry - Misconceptions in Chemistry & Resources
3. Physics - Does your Physics Teaching need a little bite?

SSPC National Crystal Growing Competition

Following the success of the 2014 Synthesis and Solid State Pharmaceutical Centre’s (SSPC) National Crystal Growing Competition, the SSPC has launched the 2015 national crystal growing competition, in partnership with the International Union of Crystallography’s (IUCr) global competition!

UCD Maths Week Evening

UCD are having a Maths Week evening of events on Tuesday 13th October in the UCD O'Brien Centre for Science from 6.00pm to 8.00pm. Admission is FREE but pre-booking is essential. Visit the National Maths Week Evening page to register.

Mallow Maths & Science Family Fair

The annual Mallow Maths & Science Family Fair will take place on Sunday 11th October from 12-4pm in the Mallow GAA Complex.

Naughton Scholarships

The prestigious Naughton Foundation Scholarships have been announced. From 600 entries 29 students from 24 counties were the lucky recipients. Next year all 26 counties will receive the very generous awards in STEM college courses.

ChemEd Conference UCC Saturday 17th October 2015

The 34th Annual ChemEd Conference will be held in the Eureka Centre UCC on Saturday 17th October 2015. The theme of the conference is Brilliant Resources and Great Ideas for Teaching Leaving Certificate Chemistry. Earlybird booking now available!

"Alcohol consumption: does the apple fall far from the tree?"

Ireland's Eimear Murphy and Ian O'Sullivan, both aged just 17 and from Coláiste Treasa in Kanturk, Co Cork, have won a major EU science prize for their Social Science project "Alcohol consumption: does the apple fall far from the tree?"